Australian opposition leader tells Christian anti-gay group: I believe in God and equal marriage 1
12:06 PM — Australian Labor leader Bill Shorten has challenged a Christian group that fights against equal marriage - while addressing its own conference.
Scottish Labour leader steps down 1
11:33 AM — The leader of the Scottish Labour party has stepped down with immediate effect, hitting out at "dinosaurs" in the UK party.
24th October 2014
Liberian gay groups ‘under attack’ over Ebola outbreak 15
7:42 PM — Anti-gay rhetoric in Liberia has reportedly been stepped up since the outbreak of Ebola in the country.
Republican congressman: No gays will go to heaven 21
5:32 PM — Republican congressman Steve King has claimed that no gay people will go to heaven.
England manager Roy Hodgson doesn’t know what LGBT stands for 9
3:10 PM — England football manager Roy Hodgson has admitted that he has no idea what 'LGBT' stands for.
Ed Miliband, William Hague, Nicky Morgan to present at PinkNews Awards 13
2:10 PM — The PinkNews Awards will take place next week, and among those set to speak and present awards are Ed Miliband, William Hague, Nicky Morgan and Vince Cable.
Congressman who called equal marriage ‘bullshazzl': I’m not going to coddle anybody 9
1:41 PM — A Republican congressman, who referred to equal marriage as 'bullshazzl' during a speech to a school, says he doesn't want to "coddle" anyone.
US: Republican accused of plagiarising anti-gay speech 14
12:49 PM — A Republican candidate has been accused of plagiarising a state congress speech opposing same-sex marriage.
Lisa Kudrow: Gay men are biologically superior 23
11:30 AM — Former Friends star Lisa Kudrow has claimed that gay men are biologically superior, because they have better brains.
22nd October 2014
Conservative Jewish Masorti movement approves equal marriage 4
6:16 PM — The British conservative Jewish Masorti movement has joined Liberal and Reform groups in allowing Rabbis to perform same-sex marriages.
US: Anti-gay activist Mat Staver resigns from Christian university 9
5:42 PM — Mat Staver - who thinks gays are a "crime against nature" - has resigned from his job as Dean at a private Christian university.
US: Republican congressman labels equal marriage ‘bullshazzl’ during school visit 12
4:50 PM — A Republican congressman is under fire, after he referred to same-sex marriage as "bullshazzl" during a visit to a high school.
Pictures: Artist creates gay Putin and Obama exhibition 9
4:22 PM — A Danish artist has created an exhibition portraying Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama as a gay couple.
Radio DJ Mike Read withdraws ‘UKIP Calypso’ song 10
2:19 PM — Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read has issued an "unreserved apology" for his 'UKIP Calypso' song, after it was decried as racist.
Gay MP Chris Bryant: Public wouldn’t have sacked me over Gaydar photos 7
1:28 PM — Labour MP for the Rhondda Chris Bryant has backed the MP Recall bill, and says his constituents would not have removed him when tabloids published photos from his gay dating profile.
US: Equal marriage comes to Laramie, 16 years after Matthew Shepard murder 6
12:08 PM — Same-sex marriage has come to the town of Laramie, Wyoming - 16 years after the homophobic murder of Matthew Shepard.
Ariana Grande: I quit Catholicism when gay brother was told ‘God doesn’t love you’ 33
11:38 AM — Singer Ariana Grande has revealed that she quit the Catholic Church after her gay brother was told "God doesn't love you".
21st October 2014
Devon newspaper editor denies ‘gays will destroy society’ column was incitement of hatred 42
12:04 PM — The editor of a Devon newspaper has denied claims that publishing an anti-gay column was hate speech, saying "the only incitement of hatred was directed towards me" from angered readers.
20th October 2014
UK: Slovakian woman ‘on the run’ after sham same-sex marriage conviction 5
7:44 PM — A Slovakian woman has reportedly gone on the run, after failing to attend her own sentencing for involvement in a sham same-sex wedding scam.
Televangelist Pat Robertson: Christians in same-sex marriage states should flee to the border 86
7:03 PM — Right-wing televangelist Pat Robertson has claimed that Christians should flee the 32 states that currently recognise same-sex marriage.